US-based Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance has announced that it now has nine fully operational sites for Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) landings across Eastern Virginia...
Sacramento Police select Bell 505
Bell Helicopter recently announced the signed purchase agreement for the sale of the first law enforcement-configured Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to the Sacramento Police Department. The Bell 505 will be outfitted with several law enforcement provisions including high skid gear and is scheduled for delivery this Spring.
“The enhanced visibility, manoeuvrability and advanced avionics of the Bell 505 make it the choice aircraft for our operations” said, Greg Brown, Sergeant, Sacramento Police Department’s Air Operations Unit. “The Bell 505 will be invaluable in reducing man hours spent as well as response times in critical routine calls of service.”
Airbus has announced that the Lithuanian Air Force (LAF) has renewed its HCare Infinite material management contract for its three Dauphin AS365 N3+ SAR helicopters.
German UAS engine manufacturer Sky Power has announced that it is strengthening its collaboration with Mejzlik Propeller from the Czech Republic.
Global helicopter leasing company Waypoint Leasing Holdings Ltd has entered into an agreement to be purchased by Macquarie Group for around $650 million.
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